TE Chris Cooley’s speed warrants close monitoring during the Redskins' training camp this summer. His admission last week that he is slower than he was during his best years gives us a measure for gauging his chances of making the team and contributing at the level at which he’s determined to contribute. Speed and job security generally are positively correlated in the NFL, of course, and Cooley’s value diminishes if he can’t run. He believes he can get faster, though, by continuing to strengthen and rehabilitate his surgically-repaired left knee.
TE Chris Cooley’s speed warrants close monitoring durin...
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